Light Lines: architecture for a modern age (solo exhibition)

Dirk Spennemann (Photographer)

Research output: Non-textual outputs, including Creative WorksCreative Works - Original - Visual art works

Abstract

The photographic exhibition LIGHT LINES re-frames details of Art Deco architecture in the Southern Riverina, using mainly Art Deco-period cameras. His black and white images capture the interplay of light and shadows on these highly structured facades. Celebrating the machine age, Art Deco combined new technologies with ancient forms and motifs drawn from Mesoamerica and Egypt. Art Deco architecture emphasised linear symmetry, using strong and streamlined forms intended to invoke a sense of progress. Light Lines draws the observer's eye, imparting a sense of direction: onwards and upwards, a future of progress awaits. Estimated 45,000 visitors
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAlbury, NSW
PublisherAlbury Library Museum
Media of outputArtwork
SizeSolo photographic exhibition
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventLight Lines: architecture for a modern age -
Duration: 08 Jul 201108 Oct 2011

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    Spennemann, D. (Photographer). (2011). Light Lines: architecture for a modern age (solo exhibition). Creative Works - Original - Visual art works, Albury Library Museum.